Since the publication of the previous newsletter two opportunities have come to my attention sufficiently close deadlines to warrant an addendum.
Call for Compositions!
As The Winners of Boris Pergamenschikow Competition 2019 Trio Tempestoso are announcing a call for Scores. The Call for Compositions is open for all Composers, with a request of the Trio for a personal collaboration with the chosen Composer.
The Piece is to be premiered in Berlin in 2022, when the Competition will be held again.
1.Instrumentation: Trio Tempestoso consists of Clarinet (German System) in B flat or A, Cello and Accordion (Pigini Sirius Compact - C System).
2.Duration: 10-15 minutes
3.The Prize for the chosen Composition is 3.000 Euro.
• A short Curriculum Vitae of the Composer.
• 2-3 recordings of existing Chamber music Works (to be sent via Youtube Link, Sound Cloud, Google Drive).
• an attached Score of a short excerpt of a Composition for Trio Tempestoso (a midi File can be attached, no longer than 30 Seconds).
5.The Applications are to be sent until 31.1.2020 on the E-mail address:email@example.com.
6.The Order for a Composition will be placed no later than the end of February 2020.
7.In the case of finding more Composers Trio Tempestoso would like to collaborate with in the Future, one Winner of the Prize will be chosen and the rest are likely to receive another Proposition for their Compositions to be premiered by the Trio.
8.The link to the Winners Concert in Berlin, to get a sense of the Repertoire of the Trio:
P. Haapanen: ...hojas de nubes
J. Tiensuu: Plus IV
9.Questions? Please address any questions on the E-mail address or our Facebook page.
Music Ecosystems Conference: Auckland, New Zealand
24-25 April 2020
Open Call for Proposals
As part of the ISCM 2020 World New Music Days we invite proposals for papers/presentations that reflect on our changing music ecosystems, and may coincide with one or more of the following themes:
· musical villages
· music and the environment
· the musical globe
· dislocated musics
· internationalism and music
· musical (r)evolutions
Papers on topics outside these areas, but falling within the scope of the general theme, are also invited.
Proposals should be submitted via the festival website https://www.iscm2020.nz/conference by Friday 7 February 2020.
All abstracts will be peer reviewed by two members of an assessment panel convened by ISCM President, Assoc Prof Glenda Keam. Submitters will be advised whether their proposal has been accepted by Friday 28 February. Note that both formal and informal presentation styles are welcome. Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes, with a further 10 minutes discussion.
Please note: Select conference papers/presentations will be invited for publication in the new online platform Naxos Musicology International (accessible via the Naxos Music Library). Contributions may of course be edited and revised by authors for the purposes of publication.
If you have any questions, please get in touch on firstname.lastname@example.org